Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery & Otolaryngic Allergy

Getting to Know Us

As a team, our goal is to ensure that our patients have a positive experience in our office.  We are genuinely concerned about the well-being of our patients, and we are committed to providing our patients with the best possible care.

Dr. Oliver

Robert H. Oliver M.D.

Dr. Oliver is a board certified otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at Rochester General Hospital. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy and directs the allergy portion of his practice.  He completed his residency training at Yale University and medical school at the University of Rochester.  He received his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

While at Yale he conducted research in psychosocial medicine and quality of life issues for head and neck cancer patients.  Before setting out on the road to medicine, Dr Oliver worked as a professional trombonist, performing in both classical and commercial settings.  He has incorporated his passion for music in caring for the professional voice and was the Director of the Raymond Cole, M.D. Voice Center in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Dr. Oliver lives in Canandaigua with his wife and two children.  He plays lead trombone with the Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra (www.rocjazz.com) and is a member of the Dave Richey Trombone Choir.  More recently, he has become involved with Intervol and participates in their annual medical mission to Dangriga, Belize.  He enjoys caring for patients of all ages and welcomes the opportunity to serve his community.

Melissa Orman

Melissa Alampi, RN BSN

Melissa joined Northside Allergy Associates in 2010. Melissa's responsibilities include allergy testing, administering allergy shots, and educating our patients about their allergies. Melissa received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree from Nazareth College in 2007. Melissa is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.


Lucy Pakusch

Lucy Pakusch

Lucy has been the medical receptionist for Dr. Oliver since 2009. She received her Medical Assistant degree from BOCES. Prior to working with Dr. Oliver, Lucy volunteered her time at the White Pines Medical Group.


Debra Dennany

Debra Dennany, CMOM

Debra is the administrative assistant for the practice, and she is in charge of billing and surgical scheduling. Debra is a certified medical office manager. Debra came to our practice from Rochester General Hospital with four years of experience in the operating room as an administrative assistant. Debra has been working in the medical field since 2006.